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Santiago's Cafe

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$$ - $$$Mexican, Soups,
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
+1 250-388-7376
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (56 reviews)
“mussels” (45 reviews)
“ceviche” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 477 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a full day of exploring, we wanted an easy meal. Santiago's was quick and very good. I had the chimichanga and my husband had the salmon burger. We enjoyed both meals.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the eggs benny. It had a bit of heat with a twist of orange... loved! Also experienced poached eggs with cream cheese salsa on an English muffin...wow! I was unsure at first but will definitely be back to experience other items on the...More

Thank Terra W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was right by our hotel and we decided to try it for dinner. So glad we did my husband had the chilli and I had a burrito, we also had a jug of sangria. What a lovely meal, best we have had so far...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at happy hour 2:00-5:00 on a Friday. They had local draft for $4 and nachos for $7. It was a 20 minute walk from the pier. The food was probably a little healthier than authentic Mexican. The black bean nachos and my chicken...More

Thank D J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Santiago's Cafe twice during our stay in Victoria. The food, Nachos & Burgers, was very good but the thing that stood out on both visits was the excellent service. Our servers could not have been more friendly & helpful. For Victoria the restaurant...More

Thank Bowring14
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch after a long walk around Beacon Hill Park, James Bay and Ogden Point. The menu items were dominantly Mexican (burrito, quesadilla, taco,etc.) and we were pleased to see simmer vegetarian options. The prices looked appropriate for largish the Mexican...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Found this little gem while wandering around our hotel. The breakfast was great, your usual breakfast fare you can supplement with a nice orange screwdriver from the bar. Didn't have lunch or dinner there but definitely the breakfast was affordable and delicious. Almost all our...More

Thank l0c0m0c
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Would I eat here again? Yes. Would I recommend it to a friend? Yes. There are not a lot of Mexican restaurants in Victoria, this is one of the better ones. Food is good and reasonably priced. The happy hour is great. If you found...More

Thank ToonTowner
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were hungry when we got off the Clipper - it was nearby. And the food was good. Nothing unusual but well served.

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

4 of us went in for an early dinner, never been to a Mexican restaurant that doesn't provide chips and salsa when you are seated, maybe that's a Canadian thing, 2 of us had the ceviche which was mediocre, the other two dinners were the...More

Thank Touringgramma
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Questions & Answers
Kelly S
30 March 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Oh, that's a tough one. Not sure...msybe Google their menu?
Marilyn B
29 March 2017|
Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are still open for dinner, but a lot of their menu has changed; many of our favourites are no longer offered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Oswego St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighbourhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-388-7376
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